Top 15 Google Chrome Extensions for Developers

Good tools are the main weapon that should be in the hands of a programmer. With their help, he will be able to facilitate his work, increase productivity and efficiency. Many extensions have very useful functionality that can be very useful in web development.

Today Owlab will tell you about the 15 best Google Chrome plugins and extensions that make life a lot easier for developers.

#1 Amino Live CSS Editor

This is a great tool that allows you to quickly customize your site with persistent CSS. In the extension, you can also create your own themes and skins, save them and use them as needed. Many of Amino's features are built around automatic saving and integration at the right time, which greatly speeds up the workflow.

#2 ColorPick Eyedropper

It doesn't matter how wide your web page is, because even if it's -1 pixel - ColorPick will show what color it is. The handy pipette also features drag and drop for finer adjustments. An indispensable extension for both web developers and designers.

#3 CSS Viewer

A simple extension will allow you to quickly evaluate the used CSS code of absolutely any element - images, text, buttons, etc. Click on any element of the page and you can instantly see the CSS code used. A free, fast and simple tool that is popular in web development.

#5 Fonts Ninja

This is the best font identifier that will display complete font information in a fraction of a second. A simple user-friendly interface, and the ability to bookmark the received data is a nice bonus. It will be useful for designers and web development.

#5 Fonts Ninja

#6 Grepper

The ultimate RAM upgrade for your brain, easily snag and access code answers. You can get a hint or an answer to your question regarding the code. All of them will be saved in one place, and you can evaluate them again at any time.

#7 Githunt

This extension will open a world of popular GitHub repositories on your Google Chrome page by default. With it, you will not miss a single new product, and you can understand it through a short description. A very useful extension used by developers from all over the world.

#8 JSON Viewer

The highlighter provides advanced options for customizing fonts, which will become an indispensable assistant in JSON and JSONP printing. Beautiful extension with rich customization.

#9 HTML-Validator


This is a great opportunity to check the quality of the written code. All errors are displayed on the screen and sorted into 3 categories, which allows you to speed up the work of the developer. This extension will be useful for both the novice developer and the experienced one.

#10 Octotree

Many features for working with GitHub will speed up the process of writing code and improve its quality. In addition, the entire system will have an easy-to-navigate tree view for quick search and interaction. There is a free and a Pro plan with advanced features.

#11 Lorem Ipsum Generator

The simple interface, accessibility, autosave and high speed text generation of this plugin is a great way to speed up the process of filling out page templates. It will be especially useful for designers or at the page layout stage.

#12 Wappalyzer

The tool opens all the information about the technologies used on the website. It detects content management systems, ecommerce platforms, web frameworks, server software, analytics tools and many more.

#13 Talend API Tester

The plugin will allow you to send HTTP requests and receive responses to them, as well as evaluate the behavior of the API. A very useful extension that you can use for free just by installing it in your browser.

#14 Window Resizer

The extension will help you adjust the screen size to implement resolutions, which is useful for web designers when testing layouts.

#15 WhatFont

A simple extension to display all possible font properties used on a web page. It also detects the services used for serving the web fonts. Supports Typekit and Google Font API.

This list is not really top, however, all these extensions will be very useful for developers and designers. In some cases, a pack of free browser extensions can replace expensive software. Many Owlab developers use these extensions, which is why this list was made. We hope this top was useful and these tools will make your life much easier. If you use useful extensions for Google Chrome, but they were not in this top, leave them in the comments below to this article!

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